A Pin for the Butterfly Poster

Release Date: 1994

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary
Marushka (Florence Hoath) lives with her grandmother (Joan Plowright) and grandfather (Ian Bannen) in 1950s Czechoslovakia. While the girl's mother (Imogen Stubbs) tries to advance her acting career by currying favor with Communist officials, Marushka's uncle (Hugh Laurie) is an outspoken dissident, drawing the attention of the authorities and causing tension in the family. When her uncle secretly prepares to escape to the West, Marushka hopes to go with him.

Cast: Joan Plowright, Ian Bannen, Hugh Laurie, Imogen Stubbs, Ian Hogg, Florence Hoath

Director: Hannah Kodichek

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Emotional, Escape, Fall, School, Mother, Family, 1950s